Hospitals

Kilimatinde Hospital

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Kilimatinde Hospital is a 150 bed rural hospital, it has a paediatric ward, male and female medical and surgical wards and has an obs and gyni specialism. It also has an HIV/AIDS testing and counselling facility within it.  The outpatient facility is often busy, although no A&E, anything can come through the door. Burns are prevalent as are minor injuries, snake bites and wounds. Generally though you will see malaria, enteric fever, general infections, medical and surgical problems. Services on site include: Pharmacy, Pathology lab, and an Operating Theatre. There are no X-ray facilities, they have one ambulance which is used for everything. There are weekly medical safaris into outlying villages carrying out post natal and vaccination clinics, there will be opportunities to join in with these.  The Flying Doctor visits monthly.

Dr Chihoma
the Doctor in Charge ( +255767225353, +255713225353) is in charge of supervision (although it’s likely to be one of the duty doctors on a day to day basis).

The postal address is: Kilimatinde Hospital, Kilimatinde, PO Box 86 Manyoni Tanzania,

Mail usually takes 1-2 weeks for a letter to arrive from the UK and at least 1 month for a package to arrive at the Post Office in Manyoni.

First Week Timetable.
Day 1
 AM          Orientation to site, Meet with supervisor and arrange time to discuss  expectations and learning                        objectives.
                 Meet with the staff.
 
PM           Familiarise yourself with the accommodation and local surroundings.  Unpack relax and explore.

Day 2
AM          Attend the morning meeting.
                Accompany supervisor or his deputy on a ward round in your chosen area of interest.
PM          

Day 3
AM          Medical safari  MAF plane or car depending on availability .
                Learn about the services available to remote communities.
                Full day ................Med safari

Day 4
AM          Spend  a morning in the laboratory. 
PM          Check out the range resourses available.  Health promotion materials and text books. 

Day 5
AM          Visit the pharmacy and become familiar with drugs and supplies.
                Learn about vertical programs for certain conditions. 
PM          Orientation to nursing school.  Meet the tutors.  Visit the skills lab and library.

Day 6
 AM          Spend the  morning in the out patients department.  Learn about IMCI guidelines 
 PM          Visit world vision project discover the work being done in the local community.
                 Plan next weeks time table in discussion with your supervisor

Day 7
                 Day off choice
 


The first week’s timetable will assist you to see the range of opportunities available but its not exhaustive you are  free to change times  and days to suit your needs and the availability of the staff.


Manyoni hospital

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The government hospital is in the district capital Manyoni serving a population of 33,000 with a range of in reach and outreach services .They also have an inpatient capacity of 140 beds . 
Average occupancy is 120 inpatients, per day and 130 outpatients
There are two ambulances delivering child health clinics, vaccinations and community 
services. The hospital site is larger than Kilimatinde with somewhat better facilities.
In addition to the services offered in Kilimatinde (obs, Gynea,,Peads, HIV Aids testing), there is also a Leprosy clinic, TB clinic, Ophthalmology. Dentistry, Mental health, Physiotherapy, and Elderly care..
They have X-ray facilities, theatres, and they are a centre for vaccines. 
There is also ward for private patients

Dr Mollel the Doctor in Charge (+255712771804) Georgemollell89@yahoo.com

 

Dr Nelson Bukuru (+255762069060) is the District Medical Officer

Dr Ainea Mlewa (+255784823206) and (+255764120700) is the district Dr in charge and will be the student Mentor along with Dr Mollel .

The postal address is Manyoni District Hospital, PO Box. 41 Manyoni, Tanzania.  

First Week Timetable .
Day 1
AM          Orientation to site, Meet with supervisor and arrange time to discuss expectations and learning                         objectives.
                Meet with the staff.
 
PM          Familiarise yourself with the accommodation and local surroundings. Unpack relax explore

Day 2
AM          Attend the morning meeting.
                Accompany supervisor or his deputy on a ward round in your chosen area of interest.
PM
 
Day 3

AM          Spend the morning in a clinic of you choice learn about outpatient care and follow up for specific                   conditions.
 
PM          Spend  the afternoon  in the laboratory learn about blood slides. Look down the microscopes.  Look                 for trypanosomes.

Day 4
AM          Visit the compassion project find out what’s happening in the local community .
PM           Explore the range of recourses available in your accommodation. Text books health promotion                        materials IMCI guidelines .
 
Day 5
AM          Spend the morning in theatre learn about the challenges of managing the patient in a resourse                         poor setting. 
PM          Visit  the pharmacy and become familiar with drugs and supplies.  Learn about vertical programs                     for certain conditions

Day 6
                Spend time in maternity ward anti natal and post natal.  Learn about care on the new born and                         maternal  and child health services 
                Arrange next week’s time table with your supervisor

Day 7
                Day off choice 

 
The first week’s timetable will assist you to see the range of opportunities available but its not exhaustive you are free to change times  and days to suit your needs and the availability of the staff.

* Conv. rate 2700 - 2800 = £1 as at September 2017